Cable Incline Bench Press

Cable Incline Bench Press


This exercise involves lying on an incline bench and using a cable machine to perform a bench press. The incline angle targets the upper chest muscles, while the cable machine provides constant tension throughout the movement.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Incline Bench Press Instructions

  1. Adjust the bench to a 30-45 degree incline.
  2. Attach a cable to each side of the bench and adjust the height to chest level.
  3. Grab the handles and sit on the bench with your feet firmly planted on the ground.
  4. Engage your core and press the handles forward until your arms are fully extended.
  5. Slowly lower the handles back down to your chest, keeping your elbows slightly bent.
  6. Repeat for desired number of reps.

Cable Incline Bench Press Form & Visual

Cable Incline Bench Press

Cable Incline Bench Press Benefits

  • Targets the upper chest muscles
  • Allows for a greater range of motion compared to traditional incline bench press
  • Provides constant tension on the chest muscles throughout the movement
  • Engages the triceps and shoulders as secondary muscles
  • Can be easily adjusted to accommodate different fitness levels and goals

Cable Incline Bench Press Muscles Worked

  • Pectoralis major (upper and middle fibers)
  • Anterior deltoids
  • Triceps brachii

Cable Incline Bench Press Variations & Alternatives